home remedy

Definition of home remedy

  1. :  a medicine made with ingredients available at home

Word by Word Definitions

homeplay
  1. :  one's place of residence :  domicile

    :  house

    :  the social unit formed by a family living together

  1. :  to or at one's place of residence or home (see 1home 1a)

    :  to a final, closed, or ultimate position

    :  to or at an ultimate objective (as a goal or finish line)

  1. :  of, relating to, or being a place of residence, place of origin, or base of operations

    :  prepared, done, or designed for use in a home (see 1home)

    :  operating or occurring in an area that is a headquarters or base of operations

  1. :  to go or return to one's place of residence or origin :  to go or return home (see 1home)

    :  to return accurately to one's native area of place of birth or origin from a distance :  to return home

    :  to proceed to or toward a source of radiated energy used as a guide

remedyplay
  1. :  a medicine, application, or treatment that relieves or cures a disease

    :  something that corrects or counteracts

    :  the legal means to recover a right or to prevent or obtain redress for a wrong

  1. :  to provide or serve as a remedy for :  relieve


Medical Dictionary

home remedy

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noun \ˈhōm-\

Medical Definition of home remedy

  1. :  a simply prepared medication or tonic often of unproven effectiveness administered without prescription or professional supervision—compare folk medicine


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